Thursday, February 23, 2012

Mass has 2 tables

There's only one table at Mass, right? Not exactly, according to Chris Miller of the Western Catholic Reporter, he explains the other table is more literal:  

At Mass are two tables, the table of God’s word through proclamation of the Scriptures, and the table of the altar where the Holy Eucharist is consecrated.

“We have been very much focused over the years on the Eucharist and the reception of Holy Communion, yet sometimes we’ve forgotten how important the Word of God is,” said Father Paul Moret, pastor at St. Anthony and St. Agnes parishes.

Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.
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1 comment:

  1. Fr. Moret is generally correct. We cannot receive Our Lord properly without knowing Him. Yet, I must disagree with him regarding a focus on the Eucharist. On the contrary, belief in the Real Presence is being severely undermined by false teaching...


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